Tracing application via ETW in .NET 4.5

Starting with .NET FX 4.5, use of ETW for logging becomes really practical. The ETW has numerous advantages over writing traces (logs) to text files, and over tracing options available in earlier FX versions. Not only it’s faster than anything else, it’s also reliable: you are not losing the last trace record if your application…


Custom Post-Authentication in Federated Authentication Scenarios

With .NET Framework 4.5 the federated authentication is comparatively easy, the biggest work being preparation of the configuration file as a part of a setup. “Plain” federated authentication Basically, there is no need to write code, except modifications of the configuration file, and some onboarding process, which depends on authentication provider (aka identity provider, or…